The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

What's new

Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
More of Australia is set to benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5A of the Mobile Black Spot Program.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
If you live or work in regional, rural or remote areas of Australia we want to hear from you as part of the 2021 Regional...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee will examine the adequacy of telecommunications services in...
Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Analysis of the estimated economic impact on Australia’s agricultural sector of ubiquitous access to high-speed broadband...

Policies (Internet)

Online content regulation

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Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

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